LOUISBURG - Elizabeth Winn May, 100, of Louisburg, died Tuesday morning.
Mrs. May was a daughter of the late Joseph and Mary Ethel Malone Winn. She was preceded in death by her husband, Willis May; sister, Mary Ethel Winn; brothers, Joe Winn and Bobby Winn.
A funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Thursday at Trinity United Methodist Church. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
Mrs. May is survived by her son, Bo May; daughter and son-in-law, Betsy and Brian Rogers, all of Louisburg; sister, Emily Mooza of Newport News, VA; grandchildren, Katherine Rogers, Jack Rogers, Donovan Rogers and Erin May.
Mrs. May spent a lifetime in service to others. She worked as a nurse. She was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church and was actively involved in church and community service. Mrs. May was a founding member of the Person Place Society, the Ingleside Community Club, and the Ingleside Lioness Club. She organized the community to make "Ugly Quilts" for the homeless; she provided the recipe for the Person Place Society annual Brunswick Stew fundraiser, as well as working tirelessly on the project. Mrs. May was twice awarded a state Volunteer of the Year award by the governor.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Trinity U.M.C., 4246 US 401 Hwy. N., Louisburg, NC 27549.
The family received friends 7 - 8:30 p.m. Wednesday at Strickland Funeral Home, Louisburg. www.stricklandfuneralhome.net